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PARAPHRASING Techniques. Tactics to. rewrite something. in a. different way. Paraphrasing. To paraphrase is to say the same thing in another way , using your own words . We can successfully paraphrase by using a combination of techniques. . Paraphrasing Techniques.

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paraphrasing techniques
PARAPHRASINGTechniques

Tactics to

rewrite something

in a

different way

paraphrasing
Paraphrasing
  • To paraphrase is to say the same thing in another way, using your own words.
  • We can successfully paraphrase by using a combination of techniques.
paraphrasing techniques3
Paraphrasing Techniques
  • Change from a Clause to a Phrase (or vice versa)
  • Change from Quoted Speech to Indirect Speech (or vice versa)
  • Change from Active Voice to Passive Voice (or vice versa)
  • Change to Synonyms
  • Change Word Forms
change from a clause to a phrase
Change from a Clause to a Phrase
  • After he studied, John took a nap.
  • Afterstudying, John took a nap.
  • The house across the street is new.
  • The house that is across the street is new.
change from quoted speech to indirect speech
Change from Quoted Speech to Indirect Speech
  • Mr. Lee said, “I am ready for lunch.”
  • Mr. Lee said he was ready for lunch.

“I am ready for lunch.”

change from active voice to passive voice
Change from Active Voice to Passive Voice
  • A hotel employee will carry your bags.
  • Your bags will be carried by a hotel employee.
and replace words with synonyms
……and replace words with synonyms.
  • A hotel employee will carry your bags.
  • Your bags will be carried by a hotel employee.
  • Your luggage will be picked up by a bell boy.
change word forms
Change Word Forms
  • Use an adverb instead of an adjective
  • Use a verb to replace a noun.
  • GROG is an accurate typist.
  • GROG typesaccurately.
change to synonyms
Change to Synonyms
  • Replace the original words with words that mean the same.

The stallion was content with the mare.

The stallion was happy with the mare.

when you can t find a synonym
When You can’t find a Synonym
  • Replace the original word with a definition.
  • The stallion was content with the mare.
  • The male horse was happy with the female horse.
combine techniques change to a phrase add synonyms or definitions
Combine TechniquesChange to a phrase & add synonyms or definitions
  • After he ate lunch, Mike took a nap.
  • After eating lunch, Mikeslept a little.
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Combine TechniquesChange to a phrase & add synonyms or definitions
  • The house that is across the street is old.
  • The house across the street is old.
  • The house on the other side of the street is old.
  • The dwelling on theother side ofthe road is ancient.
interpret meaning identify the underlying meaning of a statement
Interpret Meaning…….Identify the underlying meaning of a statement.

The wolf said, “I am ready for lunch.”

The sheep looked very worried.

The wolf complained about being hungry which made the sheep extremely anxious.

I am ready for Lunch

change transitions
Change transitions
  • Although it was raining, Bob walked to work.
  • It was raining, but Bob walked to work.
  • It was raining; however, Bob walked to work.
and change word forms
…… and change word forms
  • Although it was raining, Bob walked to work.
  • It was raining, but Bob walked to work.
  • It was raining; however, Bob walked to work.
  • Despite the rain, Bob went to work on foot.
your turn paraphrase the following

Your TurnParaphrase the following:

  • Today, people are worried about internet security.
  • Advocates of internet tracking believe that it helps marketers to understand what people want.
  • People who oppose internet tracking believe that it is an invasion of privacy.
  • This information age will cause more and more people to become concerned with the level of personal detail that can be found from the internet.